From Global Markets 6:27 am
The Australian share market snapped its longest losing streak in 17 months today, rising for the first time in seven sessions despite a weak offshore lead.
From Tech 4:15 am
Japan has dislodged the U.S. to become the world's top app spender as consumers clicked more and more on their smartphones for just about anything to feed their requirements, from train schedules to games to fancy emoticons.
From Global Markets 3:37 am
The currency carry trade is making a slow comeback in Asia although, unlike its popular pre-crisis version, punters are more selective in their investment targets for fear that market volatility could leave them with losses.
From Global Markets 3:32 am
The Fed meeting next week looms as the last market catalyst for 2013. The better economic news from the US has improved the odds, in the markets eyes at least, that the US central bank will taper Q.E this year. As A result bond yields have risen and stocks have fallen in the last 24 hours.
From Economy 3:20 am
Virgin Australia's foreign shareholders Singapore Airlines, Etihad Airways and Air New Zealand will increase their stakes in Australia's second-biggest carrier. This after only a measly 25.3 per cent of retail shareholders showed interest in Virgin's $350 million capital raising efforts.
From Tech 3:07 am
Southwest Airlines passengers could now enjoy texting service through the air carrier's gate-to-gate text messaging on its Wi-Fi-installed aircraft. So far, only those using Apple iOS 5-powered iPhones could enjoy the service for $2.
From Economy 2:40 am
Boeing has outwon competitor Airbus when it secured a $6.5 billion order placement from Air Canada for 61 narrow-body aircraft.
From Economy 1:46 am
Growth in New Zealand's manufacturing sector continued to expand for the 14th consecutive month in November.
From Global Markets 1:13 am
By Rudi Filapek-Vandyck, Editor FNArenaI joined Twitter. Not because I am curious what this celebrity has to say about her kids, or to read that another one is waiting for a connecting flight, impatiently.
From Global Markets 11:59 pm
With the prospect of tapering only days to weeks away the effect on the global is starting to ramp up.